King County brings “fixers” to Kirkland to repair locals’ broken appliances for free.
Locals can bring their small household items and clothing to a Repair Café and King County’s expert “fixers” will repair and mend them. There are two Repair Cafés in Kirkland this fall on Sept. 6 at Kingsgate Library, and on Oct. 21 at the Lake Washington Institute of Technology.
Eligible items include: Household items (lamps, small appliances); Small furniture (carried easily by one person); Electronics, Computers; Clothing (washed), zippers and more (just nothing leaking, dangerous, containing gasoline or with a strong odor).
Walk-ins are welcome, or sign up in advance to make sure your item can be repaired. To sign up, call Tom Watson at (206) 477-4481 or email Tom.Watson@KingCounty.gov. For more information, visit the EcoConsumer website.